Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Oct. 29

Bridgeport, drugs: Fairview Avenue, in the course of a drug investigation, deputies obtained a search warrant for a residence. When they executed the warrant, they obtained evidence to arrest four individuals. They were Iris Morroquin, 24, of Bridgeport, for delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance; Juan Valdovinos, 34, of Bridgeport, for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance; Melissa Casarez, 30, of Bridgeport, for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance; and Trevis Munson, 44, of Bridgeport, for delivery of a controlled substance.

Nov. 1

Bridgeport Bar, malicious mischief: 10 block of Arden Avenue, someone put wet sand on the hood of a car and wiped it around on the car, causing damage to the paint. There were also some key marks on the car. There are no suspects.

Waterville, assault: Waterville School, a 7-year-old child was accused of assaulting a teacher. The case was handled by the school administration.

Nov. 2

Rock Island, burglary: 100 block of 4th Street S.W., someone broke through the gate of a business and cut the lock on one of the doors to access the building. Copper wire was taken from panel boxes inside the building. There are no suspects.

Waterville, harass/threat: 700 block of E. Locust Street, there was a case of one neighbor accusing another of verbal harassment. The victim was advised that he or she could obtain an anti-harassment order from the court system.

Rock Island, theft: 5200 block of Penn Avenue, a woman left the back door of her residence open while she was in the hospital. During this time, a rifle was taken from her bedroom. The rifle was entered as stolen.

Nov. 3

Waterville, no injury accident: Highway 172, a car hit a cougar. There were no injuries or charges.

Nov. 6

Bridgeport, burglary: 2200 block of Monroe Avenue, a resident reported hearing footsteps in the attic. The deputy searched the premises and did not find anyone there.

Waterville, harass/threat: Douglas County Courthouse, a man called the courthouse asking for legal advice and the name of the judge in a case. When he was told that the courthouse could not provide him with legal advice, he made threatening comments about the judge. The deputy was able to locate the person who had called, and this person said that his words were taken out of context. The judge did not want any further action to be taken.

Mansfield, accident unknown: 100 block of Road 9 N.E., the deputy responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was off the roadway and had significant damage to it. The registration was out of Entiat and the phone number listed was not valid. A nearby resident reported that he had seen a vehicle speed by the location at a high rate. Soon after that a man had come to his home and asked for a ride to Waterville. The deputy was able to pull out photos of someone he suspected and the witness positively identified the person. The deputy located the scene of the collision and is still working on investigating the case.

Nov. 7

Waterville, littering: 2000 block of Road 3 N.W., the deputy responded to a complaint of litter at the location. He found a pile of old household items on the county right-of-way. He talked to a witness who believed the items had been at the location since the previous weekend. The case is still under investigation.

Nov. 8

Rock Island, suspicious: 10 block of Sunrise Court, the deputy responded to a report of a suspicious person camping in an orchard. While the deputy was contacting the subject and obtaining his identification, the subject took off running across Highway 28 toward the Columbia River. The deputy had the subject’s identification card and saw that there were warrants out of Ephrata for his arrest. There was also probable cause for charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer and criminal trespass. Several agencies assisted in attempting to search for the subject, but the subject was not located. The case has been referred to the prosecutor’s office for review of charges.